Hunter Valley signage

Signage boost for the Hunter Valley Wine Country

  Signage boost for the Hunter Valley Wine Country Cessnock City Council has been allocated $1.25 million under the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) for a $2.5 million Hunter Valley Wine Country Tourism Signage Implementation Project. The $481.6 million BBRF supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional…

Hunter Valley cycleway opening

Hunter Valley Cycleway Officially Opens

Hunter Valley Cycleway Officially Opens OFFICIAL OPENING OF HERMITAGE AND BROKE ROADS UPGRADE AND CYCLEWAY Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen MP will join with the Mayors of the Singleton and Cessnock Councils for the opening of Hermitage and Broke Roads upgrade and cycleway. WHEN: 11am, Wednesday 30 August 2017. WHERE: Estate Tuscany, Mistletoe Ln…

hunter valley cycleway

Hermitage Road Cycleway Opens

Local and visiting bike lovers have a new safe place to ride in wine country with the opening of a multi-million dollar upgrade to Broke and Hermitage Roads. The project included improvements to Hermitage Road and Broke Roads, a 10.6 kilometre cycleway and installation of tourist facilities including an information bay. The concept was a joint initiative between Cessnock and Singleton Councils. The councils combined to…

2017 Clear Image Hunter Valley Wine Show

2017 Clear Image Hunter Valley Wine Show Winners DRAYTON FAMILY TROPHY Best Named Vineyard Red Wine (Classes 29, 30 & 31) Winner: Ridgeview Wines 2016 Impressions Shiraz ALEXANDER MUNRO MEMORIAL TROPHY Best Current & One Year Old Shiraz (Classes 6, 11, 29 & 35) Winner: De Iuliis Wines 2016 Shiraz #AroundHermitage #HunterValley  

Winery Running Festival, Hunter Valley

The Winery Running Festival 2017

“THE Hunter Valley’s world-famous vineyards provided an idyllic backdrop for hundreds who braved a crisp morning to reap the rewards of their winter exercise regimes in the annual Winery Running Festival. More than 1400 runners gathered at new host venue, The Vintage Golf Resort and Spa in Rothbury, for the marathon, half marathon, 10 and…

Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival

Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival 2017

“Winter is almost here, but the Hunter’s vineyards are about to take it up a gear with the two-month long Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival. From gourmet dinners to vineyard tours, winemaking masterclasses, hands-on cooking classes and cosy evenings beside an open fire with friends, the May-June festival has something for everyone. Adam Marshall…

Hunter Tourism Alliance

NSW tourism minister Adam Marshall meets with Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Alliance

“The importance of tourism to the Hunter Valley’s economy was at the forefront of discussions when the state’s tourism minister visited the region this week. Adam Marshall – who was appointed minister for tourism and major events in January – met with wine industry representatives on Thursday evening, and members of the Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Alliance and tourism…